Reischel leads Eastern Kentucky past Manhattan 76-64

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Jarelle Reischel had 23 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 steals and set a school record in leading Eastern Kentucky to a 76-64 win over Manhattan on Tuesday.

Reischel, a graduate transfer from Rhode Island who missed the Colonels last game with a sore back, made all 10 of his free throws to break the school record with 32 straight.

JaVontae Hawkins added 15 points for Eastern Kentucky (9-6), which led 45-21 at the half on the strength of 59 percent shooting (19 of 32).

Zane Waterman had 23 points for the Jaspers (3-8), who shot 24 percent in the first half (6 of 25).

EKU scored the first 16 points of the game with Reischel getting 12 with two 3-pointers and Hawkins the other two baskets. The Jaspers got it back to eight but Jaylen Babb-Harrison hit back-to-back 3-pointers to make it 26-12 and the lead was double figures the rest of the way.

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